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THES article: Cushioning the impact (slightly)

Discusses the reduction of impact assessment from 25 to 20 percent. Includes this lovely quotation:

But Philip Moriarty, professor of physics at the University of Nottingham, said he did not care whether the weighting was 15 or 20 per cent because the concept of attempting to assess research impact was “fundamentally flawed”.

“Like many scientists, I don’t do research to engage with users: I do research to address particular questions,” he said.

Read the article in the THES, 3rd March 2011.

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